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    December 8, 2013
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>> good morning, everyone, i'm katie marzullo in for carolyn tyler on this sunday. it is 6:00 a.m. we will start off with a quick first look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> another freezing cold morning until about 9:00 when the temperatures begin to come out of the 20s and 30s. so as we take you through the morning hours, we will be down into the mid-20s. that sun comes up at 7:13. we are in the upper 20s from novato, napa and santa rosa. san francisco at 39 right now. our coast in in the mid-30s. right through 7:00 very little change. by noontime low to mid-40s. by the afternoon maybe some areas could hit around 50, but overall once again we will be at least 10 degrees below average.
just in the upper 40s today. less wind and a spare-the-air day this afternoon. we will look for a moderating trend coming into play as soon as tomorrow. katie. >> warming trend sounds good to me. thank you, lisa. meanwhile in the south bay officials are working to save lives as the temperature drops low enough to create life-threatening conditions. at least four deaths have occurred this week. but to get people off the streets and into shelters is making a difference. we report from a san jose shelter protecting more than 200 cold snap refugees. >> in addition to all of the beds, they had to bring in mats to handle the people that will need a place out of the coal. -- out of the cold. about 225 are expected at had shelter in san jose. >> i have people out there who are freezing and i worry about them because i don't want nobody to pass away like it has been the last couple of days. >> four homeless men froze to death in santa clara county this week, even though there was enough space at local shelters.
>> it was a very sad week for us as homeless service providers that four people died on the streets, particularly since we opened the cold weather shelters on sunday and there is capacity available for the homeless right now. >> teams of service workers visited railroad tracks and other places homeless people are known to stay, trying to coax them into the shelter. but many prefer their familiar surroundings outdoors. >> it worries me a lot that people aren't going to come in. i don't know if people realize exactly how dangerous it is outside for them right now. >> the recent deaths have prompted santa clara county residents to donate clothes and blankets and cash to prevent any more loss of life. >> that shouldn't happen. no. in san jose, such a rich city, you can't have people dying outside. that's not okay. >> shelters are bracing for more frigid nights. in san jose, john alston, abc7 news. >> a homeless man was found dead in dublin and authorities say it
could be another death due to cold in the bay area. his body was found on valley parkway. an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death is scheduled for tomorrow. if exposure did cause his death, he would be the fifth person in the bay area to die in the frigid temperatures over the past two weeks. there's a lot of snow in the sierra this morning. the placer county town of applegate got a good dusting. and check out the snow from heavenly mountain resorts. the ski area got three feet of new snow from the storm. all are offering limited operations but are still waiting until they get more snow. the temperature drop in central valley is threatening lemons and other citrus crops. the lemons on the outside could be in jeopardy. citrus growers are constantly monitoring their crops. they even use a helicopters as a flying wind machine to force warm air closer to the ground.
stay on top of the cold weather with our weather appleton. download it for free at the palo alto veteran who was held in north korea for more than a month is back in california this morning at a family home in santa cruz. merrill newman landed at sfo yesterday to plenty of fanfare. here is lisa amin gulezian with more. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: he held on to the ones he missed most while being detained in north korea. after traveling some 24 hours, he's finally back in the bay area. >> it's been a great homecoming. i'm tired, but ready to be with my family. >> the 85-year-old was a man of few words while at san francisco international airport. >> what's the first thing you are going to do when you make it
back through your door? >> i think probably take my shoes off. >> after leaving sfo the newman family came here to their second home in santa cruz. it's a house they have owned for decades. once inside they have been relaxing and spending time together. this is a photo taken of merrill and his wife leigh having lunch. they aren't returning to their primary residence in palo alto, where yellow ribbons were tied by neighbors as a symbol of merrill's safe return. vice president biden had this to say. >> there is a piece of good news. the dprk today released someone they never should have had in the first place. >> the north korean government accused newman of committing war crimes and the state media released this video of new -- of newman allegedly confessing to those crimes. the news outlet said his apology, his age and medical condition, led to his release. lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. at least six americans have
been detained since 2009. including kenneth bay, who has been held in north korea for more than a year. he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after he was accused of plotting to overthrow the government. we are learning this morning the cause of a two-alarm fire that damaged an apartment building in almeda. it happened on san jose avenue. fire officials say the cause was a faulty power cord in a second floor bedroom. the displaced residents are being helped by the red cross. the aerial search for a missing bay area family has been called off at least for now. dale and his family disappeared from a flight from oregon to california sunday. the snow and bad weather is expected over the next few days so most efforts are over. it is unknown if the aerial search will resume. >> this week hearings on the flight that crashed in san francisco will begin. it will hold a two-day hearing.
it will focus on pilot awareness, emergency response and cabin safety. we are learning more this morning about major league baseball and san jose's effort to bring the a's to the south bay. mlb commissioner bud selig wrote a letter to the a's owner in june denying their bid to head south. that letter came to court friday in a federal court filings. the giants claim san jose as part of their territory. this morning 49ers superstar colin kaepernick is getting ready for this week's game at candlestick. but earlier this week he was spreading cheer to families with sick children and scoring touchdowns at the ronald mcdonald house. carolyn tyler captured that special moment. >> reporter: he was dressed in red and appearing like st. nick but it wasn't st. nick, it was kaepernick. >> i think there's something special about kids that is very uplifting to everyone. you spend time around them and you see how really purehearted
kids are. >> the 49er quarterback paid a surprise visit to san francisco's ronald mcdonald's house and gave them an x-box 1. the house is a home away from home whose families whose children are receiving treatment at the nearby ucf hospital. ronald butler, his wife and his two kids are staying here free of charge while 16--month-old flynn undergoes surgery. >> it's been wonderful. i have the kids here. we couldn't have done it without these people. we really couldn't. >> more than 4,000 families have lived at the ronald mcdonald's house. >> we come from as far away as hawaii and maui. we don't have many family here to help us out, but the ronald mcdonald is the best family for us. >> and now colin kaepernick is part of that family. he's behind mcdonald's x-box 1 promotion and used it to lift the spirits of stressed-out
parents and worried children. he says he remembers at a kid having people looking out for him. >> it's another way to give back and help families. >> another ronald mcdonald house is being built in san francisco that will triple the size of this ten bedroom home. his appearance might help. >> it will bring attention to the campaign and we hope people hear about it and look into their hearts to donate to the house. >> happy holidays. >> in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc7 news. several san francisco undercover police officers will be at tonight's niners game against seattle dressed as seahawks fans. the 49ers seahawks series is evolving into a bitter rivalry. the police chief greg suhr said there will be more decoy fans today than there had been at any other game. >> let's hope nothing bad happens at the game, just good sportsmanship. it will be a cool game. maybe everyone can sit tight and bundle up. >> and we are hoping for a win. >> yes. >> we are look at a little built
of wind out there. the temperatures will stay up into the upper 20s in the north bay. here's a look at the by bridge. it's in the upper 30s in oakland. so not as cold as it could be, but we are looking still at frigid numbers the next couple dis. your accuweather seven-day forecast is next. >> up next, batkid returns. his visit to san francisco in the spirit of helping others. and the story you will need to see if you are an expectant mother or know someone who is.
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and honoring the life of former south african president nelson mandela. today "this week" features four people who knew him personally. a former ambassador, a former pollster, a former biographer and a former officer who oversaw and a former officer who oversaw south africa's first fully democratic elections in 1994. don't miss "this week" coming up with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. former presidents will attend tuesday's massive memorial service in south africa. this, as family and friends pay tribute to south africa's national hero. here's byron pits. >> it represents the rainbow of this country. he was the last -- >> reporter: nelson mandela will be laid to rest in grand style. tuesday a memorial service like the world has never seen. some 95,000 people packed inside the fnb stadium.
wednesday through friday the former president will lie in state in the legislative capital. next sunday mandela will be laid to rest in the small village of his boyhood near the cape. those closest to mandela say they will miss the simple things. his closest friend and lawyer remembers his friend's consideration even at the hospital these last months. he said, george, make sure you take the jacket with you, don't leave it behind. for a man who was critical, to be concerned about my jacket says something about this man. in the last several months a number of family squab else were made public, from what to do with his money to where he should be buried. but since his death the family
has thrown a united spoken front, speaking with one voice. >> san francisco will host a memorial to honor him and flags will fly half staff until sup set next sunday. >> there's a meat recall affecting california. 2600 pounds of pujudo whole bone -- boneless hams shipped by ontario foods of canada. routine tests showed listeria in 54 boxes. they are dated november 14th and 15th. it's in the package called gold." this is a stressful time for college students with college exams and holidays looming ahead. man's best friend to the rescue. students can check out a session with a certified therapy dog provided by the san francisco spca. staying a study break helps releave stress and taking brick with a dog is even better.
it can decrease your heart rate and blood pressure and give you a general sense of well-being. batkid returns to san francisco. it happened yesterday. he was giving back to those who made his dream come true. the five-year-old led participants in a 5k run. part of the make a wish fundraiser, brave the bay fundraiser. another part of the fundraiser, yep, a dip in the chilly bay. >> oh, man, it's cold. so cold. such a great cause. they just keeping turning it down and it gets colder every year but the energy is great. >> abc7 weekend anchor ama daetz hosted yesterday's event. happening today, the second annual crab festival on the san francisco historic waterfront. the festival is new but going to the wharf to watch the crab catch is a longstanding
tradition. you can taste meals prepared by the chefs and wine tasting also included and cooking demonstrations. happening today on the east side of the bay, richmond arts center celebrates the 52nd annual holiday arts festival. it's an artisan marketplace on barrett avenue and civic center street. it runs from 11:00 until 6:00 tonight. this year's theme is handmade east bay. also there's a silent auction, a fine art activities, food and wine to benefit the arts centers afterschool program. if an expectant mom is on your holiday shopping list you my be considering buying a stroller and you will want to consider safety. consumer reports has partnered exclusively with 7 on your side's michael finney to reveal what you need to know before you buy one. >> he was just the greatest baby. he really was. i mean, i know everyone says that about their own children, but he was smart and he was funny.
he was the best thing that ever happened to me. >> the 7-month-old bobby's parents never thought it will be dangerous to put him down for a nap in a stroller but then a horrible accident. >> he was stuck in the stroller and they took him to a hospital. from there he's gone. >> the stroller, with a design similar to this one, was deemed dangerous and had to be recalled in 2010 after bobby's death. the problem? the size of the space between the tray and the seat. >> the opening was large enough to allow a child's unharnessed torso to slide through, but not big enough for the head, so the child could get caught and get strangled. bobby was not strapped in. strollers should be safe even if the child is unharnessed. the consumer reports tests have found several strollers in the past years that pose a similar strangulation risk.
many have been recalled. but a recall doesn't mean the strollers are completely off the market. >> we recently went on craigslist and bought two similar strollers of that been recalled. >> in checking for a stroller check the recommendations. those strollers perform well in consumer reports safety test. whatever stroller you use, consumer reports said always be sure to use the harness to strap in your child. >> bobby's parents are suing the manufacture over the accident. if you already have a stroller and you want to check out the recall list, go to our website there we have information on 7 on your side. the cold snap has been very dangerous. >> right, and we have at least a couple more days with freeze warnings all across the bay area except san francisco. we are, though, in the 30s downtown. 39 degrees. a look at live doppler 7hd. a couple of factors limiting the
numbers from dropping even further. first one here, the higher clouds. but we have a little bit of wind out there. in fact, that offshore wind is allowing for a little bit of mixing. as a result, temperatures could be about five degrees cooler, which we are forecasting for tomorrow morning. but this morning we are held up from the upper 20s to the upper 30s. so, yes, it's all relative, but it's still a frosty moment out there. 38 san francisco, oakland 35. redwood city 31. loss gas toes 31. on the coast we have a wind gust up to 21 miles an hour. the 37 in half moon bay, we should be at low as 31 degrees. we probably will be tomorrow morning without any wind. 27 santa rosa. napa 26. 27 in novato. we are looking at the northeasterly wind by the delta. 31 degrees. concord 32. livermore 31. so with that light offshore flow, we will allow for slightly
milder readings this morning, but compared to yesterday, with numbers well into the 40s, we are much colder. 13 degrees colder in napa. but the airport at half moon bay getting a little bit of wind here. and elsewhere not feeling much of a change with the temperatures plummeting pretty much all across the bay area. from the exploratorium camera, the freeze warning until 9:00. sunny and cool today. you notice the hazier conditions in the north bay with the spare the air day today. the poor air quality north of the golden gate. a warm trend will get underway as soon as tomorrow. many afternoon neighborhoods get out of the 40s. we are looking at widespread temperatures below average today. still below average tomorrow but coming up incrementally day bydy. the poor air quality north bay, medium elsewhere. it is going to take several disfor the overnight lows to come up out of the 20s and 30s. no burning today due to the pollutants accumulating near the
surface. persistent high pressure and the jet stream dropping well below into mexico here, allowing for the cold air mass to be continued to be bump down from canada. compliments of a northerly wind flow as the high pressure builds in. numbers today very similar. it's been deja vu day after day. although we aren't look at any wet weather makers coming our way. overnight lows in livermore, 25. the coldest day should be tomorrow morning in the mid-20s. notice they will modify into the middle of next week. 48 in santa rosa, as well as morgan hill. 49 fremont. maybe about 50 in oakland. the accuweather seven-day forecast, spare the air today, freeze warning this morning and tomorrow morning sunny and milder through the middle of the week. looking at increasing clouds. i don't think we are going to see any rain from this, but increased cloud cover. abc7 news has another great weather resource for you to follow. live doppler 7hd on witter for the latest bay weather conditions. rain or shine and get video forecast, spare the air alerts,
power out knowledge info and weather-wise from your favorite weather team. we are slowly climbing out of this. >> thanks, lisa. coming up, coming to the bay area this week, the event bringing dozen yes you did. yes you did. no i didn't. no i didn't. did not. yes you did. [ male announcer ] find some peace this holiday. get an 8 piece meal, any recipe, with a dozen cookies baked in-restaurant. the kfc festive feast. that's a lot for just $19.99! today tastes so good.
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if i can impart one lesson to a new business owner, it would be one thing i've learned is my philosophy is real simple american express open forum is an on-line community, that helps our members connect and share ideas to make smart business decisions. if you mess up, fess up. be your partners best partner. we built it for our members, but it's open for everyone. there's not one way to do something. no details too small. american express open forum. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. the bay area's biggest parade was in oakland yesterday. more than 20 high school bands kicked off the holiday
children's holiday parade. people lined the street and the city center to lake merritt to watch the fun highlights included. children's characters like curious george and garfield, tap dancing trees and, of course, santa claus. there will be dozens and hundreds of santa clauses circulating in san francisco next weekend. it's the santa claus adventure. each year santas visit children during the holiday season to bring christmas cheer and drink christmas cheer. santa began in denmark in the 1870s. we are teaming up with the local food banks. you can help. take the pledge to give where you live. with each pledge we will donate one dollars in your honor to feeding the america's food banks up to $75,000. your good deed could be rewarded. everyone entered will win $7,000 cash. that comes in handy, right? the winner will be announced december 19th. spread the love and help us give
where you live. much more coming up on abc7 sunday morning news. up next, when you are traveling, find out what to stay away from to avoid getting sick over the holidays. and the bay area c
>> are welcome back, everyone. so glad you are with us. coming up at 6:30 this sunday morning. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> the freeze this morning dropping temperatures into the 20s around the north bay a
northeast wind at the airport. 42 at sfo, 38 downtown. and at the coast wind gusts up to 21 miles an hour, keeping the temperatures in the upper 30s there. elsewhere very chilly. napa 26, 36 hayward. freezing in fremont and below freezing in the san ramon value, as well as the deliver more valleys. today we are look agent hazy afternoon. a spare the air alert. and afternoon sunshine but everyone in a narrow range. upper 40s to around 50 degrees. katie. >> thank you, lisa. as cold as it is in the bay area, it is much worse in other parts of the country. roads are treacherous. this video shows snow in downtown dallas, texas. powerlines down and flights are cancelled with more to come. here's chuck severson. >> at least 16 people have died in the severe freeze gripping much of the u.s. many of the winter storm victims died on slick roads, including the driver of a pickup truck
that hit an icy patch of ice on this bridge in louisville, texas. the car spun out of control and flipped over the guardrail into the water below. rescue crews braved freezing temperatures to get to the car. only 17-degree temperature. they had to get dry suits on and get down there and lift it up. >> road crews spent hours trying to get a handle on the storm that turned from rain to sleet and snow and some places black ice, forcing cars to slow down. backing up traffic for miles and flipping over trucks. road conditions so treacherous people were walking instead of driving to work. >> unlike the back roads and in the neighborhoods, it's really bad because nobody was driving. >> powerlines snapped from oklahoma to texas in the freezing weather, leaving tens of thousands without power. and more than 3,000 passengers were forced to camp out at the dallas-fort worth international airport after 400 flights were cancelled. forecasters say the icy system is barreling into the mid-atlantic and virginia where the storm has a potential to be
a historic ice event. as for the rest of the country, record lows saturday night. a new storm brewing in the northwest. chuck severson, abc news, new york. >> california central valley is also getting their share of cold weather. in sanger residents woke up to snow yesterday. they are only 375 feet above sea level. and it brought good snow for skiers. >> united airline officials have some explaining to do after a passenger got locked on a plane. friday night tom wagner woke up in a dark, cold cabin at a united express plane in houston. he had taken a nap on a flight from indiana and crewmembers missed him in their walk through. >> when about a medical condition or a heart attack and i was dead? you shut the plane and leave somebody on there? that's the way i look at it. >> wagner culled his girlfriend, who was able to reach the
airplane and crews eventually let him off the plane. united express said they are investigating the incident and gave wagner a $250 voucher. in the u.s. alone thousands will take to the skies this month and many travelers will also be carrying on their germs. here's abc news reporter david wright on how to avoid the dreaded airplane bugs. >> one of the busiest times of the year also happens to be cold and flu season. travelers are higher at risk. more than 20% more likely to catch something. although not necessarily on the plane itself. the cabin air is cleaner than you will find in most office buildings because it's circulated through hospital grade felters. but airports are still germy environments. it includes the row in front of you, the row behind you, and all of these areas here.
the tray table, the seat pocket. anywhere that's likely to have caught a sneeze. the airport, with those crowded ticket counters, tsa checkpoints and food courts is an even bigger petri dish for disease. no air filters there but plenty of coughs and sneezes. >> the best way to stay healthy is to keep your hands clean and for traveling that's a sanitizer. >> a single sneeze can produce 30,000 droplets that can spread as far as six feet. not anyone's idea of spreading holiday cheer. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> the health exchange is sharing data with insurance agents without consumers consent. the consumer reports said the agent provided personal information to the agent when they just researched information online. the consumers didn't complete an application and did not ask to be contacted. tens of thousands of consumers are affected. there is hopeful news on the blood cancer front.
doctors say gene therapy is making a major advance against cancer and diseases like lymphoma and leukemia. it alters a gene that attacks cancer and returned to the patient. of more than 120 in the study, 24 had complete remission after the treatment. by some estimates, more than three quarters of people with hearing loss don't do anything about it. now an east bay start-up is trying to do something about that by making hearing aids dramatically cheaper and easier to get. abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom has the story you will only see on abc7 news. >> tyrone moore has spent hours in rooms like this one wearing tones made by a big machine. listening to faint tones made by a big machine. >> i have been wearing hearing aids since in elementary school. >> that might be one were the last times he does this because
it isn't a hearing clinic, it's a start-up this you can order online and set up at home. >> we plan to offer an alternative to what's out there. >> he knows all about what is out there. he found the the company that created lyric, the tiny hearing aid you wear all the time. now a new device, i-hear that costs a few hundred dollars instead of a few of several thousands. >> making it more affordable. >> you plug into a website. don't let the size fool you. early test subjects say they like it a lot better than the big ones. >> i hear the fluorescent lights, i hear the computers, i hear your watch, i hear everything. >> the parts inside the device are incredibly small. under the microscope you see on the screen the image of the circuit so tiny it's about the size of a grain of dirt under your fingernail. >> everything is done under a microscope. >> it takes steady hands and tweezers to put it together. there's nothing cheap about it. they keep the costs low by cutting the hearing clinic out of the equation which doesn't sit well with everyone. >> there's a chance they could have a tumor or something else wrong. >> audiologist mike sanford ford said hearing loss could be a sign of something more serious.
he said he wishes they would leave the initial exam to a professional. >> they should get a professional exam but then future service they carolyn tyler do online. but for tyrone, price is king. >> i'm one of those guys this grew up in a working poor family and we couldn't afford hearing aids. so i'm excited to the fact this is going to be something your average consumer can already. -- can afford. >> in san leandro, jonathan bloom, abc7 news. coming up, a treatment once reserved for sports superstars is being used to treat hair loss. but is it a fad or a real fit? why your own blood could be the key. >> sunrise technically at 7:13. the cold snap continues. lisa argen to those who've been waiting for health insurance... welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage, and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition.
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>> welcome back. a live look at the san mateo bridge. certainly no traffic to speak of. be ready for another day of the cold snap. high around 48 degrees in the area there. lisa argen will have more details exactly where and platelet-rich plasma or php has grown as way of speed healing. famous athletes, including tiger woods, has used it. now there is a new possibility, using it to promote hair growth. we explain. >> terry lee is in her 60s. she's kept in great shape, but
for the last several years she noticed a change she's been unable to control. the steady loss of her hair. >> i notice a tremendous change, even using the topicals and just getting increasingly thinner. >> after trying products, she decided to undergo a new and unproven treatment derived from her own body. at revive med spa in milbrae, the doctor takes a sample of her blood and spins it in the centrifuge to extract what is known as platlet-rich plasma or prp. >> what we are hoping for with the prp is to provide the patient with their own growth factors from their platelets and these growth factors will stimulate hair growth and decrease the loss of hair. >> after removing the concentrated plasma, the doctor injects it directly into her scalp. she said she's used the technique to treat both men and women with early signs of success. >> particularly for what we call
the female or male pattern baldness which is the front of the hair or the front of the head or the crown. those are the areas that i've seen the greatest success with. >> interest in prp has accelerated in recent years from its use in sports medicine, including the treatment of tiger woods knee injury, to the use as a facial filler. some researchers believe it releases growth factors similar to stem cell therapy. but the benefits for hair loss are still being debated. san francisco dermatologist said there is only been minimal research with one small european study finding an apparent benefit. >> but there aren't any controlled long-term clinical trials on the use of this as a stand-alone treatment for hair loss. >> the doctor said the visual results have been encouraging. these before and after photos of male patients show an apparent thicken of the hair in front and crown. while they were not confirmed by a clinical hair count, the patients believe they are seeing benefits. >> after about a week or two i noticed the areas on my temple
that were getting bare started to not seem so thin. >> but keep in mind, it's not cheap. costs range from about $900 for a single treatment to $2,500 for a set of three treatments. >> that was carolyn johnson reporting. prp is being used in conjunction with some hair transplant procedures, but there's no long-term research proving it works. >> 6:33 on your sunday morning. chilly, a lot like yesterday. people should prepare. >> yes. we have wind by the city or coast and that's allowing temperatures to stay in the upper 30s. from mt. tam. here are the freezing temperatures north of the golden gate. 20s and some upper 20s. we look for the freeze warnings to take us through the midmorning hours. a look at the numbers when we return >> thank you, lisa. stanford has done it again, manhandling arizona state to head
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>> welcome back. we are just coming off the dip in the by from yesterday, so clearly people can survive it. lisa argen will be along shortly to tell you about air temperatures, is what you need
to know for today. in sports, the raiders and 49ers are both in action today. at 10:00 today they play the new york jets and at 1:25 a big one at candlestick park. the seahawks battle the 49ers. meanwhile stanford is headed to the rose bowl following a victory against arizona state. there they will face off against michigan. here's the highlights in this morning's sports. good morning. we kick off with the pac-12 title game. stanford hosting the sun devils. arizona state was 7-0 at home. second play from scrimmage. tyler gaffney bounces outside. downed sideline. he's gone. 69 yards. longest rushing touchdown of the season for sanford. 7-0 like that. sun devils not happy. how would they respond? their first possession, foster goes 51 yards. longest run of the year by arizona state and longest run allowed by stanford.
tied at 7. second quarter. ty montgomery. the end-around. 21-7 stanford. everything is coming up roses for the cardinals. in the second, fourth and goal. gaffney's third t.d. of the game. this year he had 113. 21-7, stanford. fourth quarter, fourth and goal for as they are stopped. 38-14, the final. they win their second consecutive pac-12 title headed to pasadena for the 100th rose bowl game on january 1st. >> two really good teams. a tough game. bottom line is we have to make big plays. we could use probably the play of the game. a 99-yard touchdown game. >> unreal. to have the opportunity to be out here, you can't even explain it. i love being out here with the stanford guys. this is why i came back. being on this stage is why you come back. >> all right. big 10 championship. ohio state and michigan. buckeyes win and go to the national championship. connor cook.
keith gets behind the coverage. nobody is going to catch him. 72-yard touchdown. 10-0, sparty. sparty now up 17. braxton, second rushing you have it down, 24-17 buckeyes. sparts with the ball late. trying to run out the clock. u jeremy langford sent shockwaves. the 26-yard touchdown. and sparty ends ohio state's nation leading 24 game win streak. michigan state will go to the rose bowl to face stanford. famous james winston and one win away. sfu got off to a slow start. the 14-yard touchdown. 14-0. williams, 12-yard run. get out of my way, muscles his way in. the perfect pass. 54-yard touchdown. winston threw for 330 yards and
3 tds. sfu improves 19-0 begins duke. cruising to the win. 12-0 on the year and they will play for the national title in the bcs championship game. the opponent yet to be determined but most likely auburn. after a 27-point come back against toronto after the warriors got blown out friday night in houston. marc jackson looking for 48 minutes of intensity in memphis last night. they lost nine straight in memphis. they said enough is enough. first quarter, warriors in transition. moving the ball. trayvon green. to thompson. buries the three. clay led the warriors with 30. golden state pulls away in the second half. steph curry coast coast. step-around play. steph 22, also 15 assists. warriors up 72-53. david lee chipped in 23. ten in the second half, the jumper. warriors up by 21 and they cruise to a 108-82 victory. 49ers in seattle at the stick.
raiders in new york to face the jets. all those highlights tonight at 5:00. see you then. i'm mike shumann. have a great day. >> 6:51 now. a lot going on today. spare the air today and freeze warning tomorrow? >> yes. you pay attention. 20s in the north bay. we have a little wind out there that's helping us at the coast and also at the airport. a gust of 21 half moon bay, allowing for temperatures in the upper 30s." and a northeast wind at the airport. so they are at 42 but downtown san francisco in the 30s. you notice the high clouds here. there is a system offshore. it will slide parallel to the coastline. not impacting us. we will break out into mostly sunny conditions. from the sutro tower camera you see the beginning of the sunrise coming up at 7:13. oakland mid-30s. freeze warning until 9:00. we will stay in the 30s through 10:00. it is below freezing san jose, los gatos. 37 half moon bay.
a look at other numbers. a look at our roof camera. you see the clear conditions out toward our east bay. with the mid-20s in napa. 27 novato. santa rosa low 30s by the delta. we have the 20s in the sacramento valley. freezing concord and 31 in the livermore valley. from mt. tam a little bit of cloud cover, but not enough to insulate you this morning. we will be looking at more high pressure today. but that is going to work in the favor of keeping the skies clear. but in terms of the highs versus average, right here is where we should be this time of year. upper 50s to low 60s in san jose. about 60 redwood city and napa. 12 to 13 degrees below average with livermore only at 13 today. we will get back to the readings. it will take about four days or so to reach the afternoon highs. the overnight lows are going to take quite some time to get back to normal, as well. from the exploratorium camera,
nice shot with the sun coming up. freeze warning. the winds will not be as strong and as a result the spare the air day today with the poor air quality. less mixing out, there especially in the north bay. no burning today. warmer conditions and a look at yosemite. they had the snow yesterday. gorgeous. a bit of a juxtaposition when we talk about that. and medium air quality elsewhere around the bay w he will look for improving conditions in terms of temperatures getting back to normal in the days ahead. right now it's all about high pressure pumping down the cold air from canada and the jet stream allowing the per sis spent airflow to stay right where we are. it is cold with the 20s and 30s. tomorrow looks to be even colder. we aren't talking about any wind out there. then we will slowly climb out of this frigid air mass. but as for the temperatures today, barely above freezing in yosemite with 26 in tahoe. upper 30s at half dome -- or i
should say monterey upper 40s. we will look at 40s half dome. 39 fremont and san jose. maybe a 50 around oakland. yesterday you had 52. gilroy was in the 50s." but this afternoon at candlestick, just mid-and upper 40s with that wind. a light wind out there. so it shouldn't be as winky. we will look for temperatures in the accuweather seven-day forecast to come up as soon as tomorrow and mid-50s by tuesday. sunny, upper 50s. increasing clouds. still the warming trend continues with low 60s. a slight chance of showers may be removed. so it's going to stay more or less dry for the week ahead. >> we can snap the cold snap? >> yes. >> is that how that works? thanks, lisa. up next, one of the most festive ways to get from point a to point b in the bay area. others your second chance of
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>> another opportunity today to catch some holiday cheer while riding the rails. caltran's holiday train will be lit up in san francisco at 4:00 in the afternoon. all in the name of charity. it will make nine stops between the peninsula and south bay. as you see, the train is decorated with thousands of lights, so it's beautiful and it's doing something great, collecting toys for tots for kids. so get on board and bring a jacket. >> yes. freeze warning. a little wind out there and spare the air today as we look
at the fresh snow in yosemite. temperatures there in the low 30s. still below average in the afternoon. getting warmer as soon as tomorrow but overnight lows still below freezing with another freeze warning tomorrow morning. then a look at the upper 50s to lower 60s returning. not much of a chance of rain for the upcoming work week. >> thank you, lisa. and thank you for joining us on the o abc7 sunday morning news. abc7 news continues at 9:00 a.m. "good morning america" is next.
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